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Gobble Gobble Announce North American Spring Tour, Including Dates With Baths, BRAIDS & The Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt, SXSW

February 24, 2011 drainu182 0

GOBBLE GOBBLE is the hyperactive, futuristic techno-pop project of San Francisco via Canada pop experimentalist Cecil Frena. Caught in a strange dialogue between harsh noise, future-leaning electronic music, indie rock signifiers and mainstream pop, GOBBLE GOBBLE’s sounds are unorthodox to say the least. Stuttering, blown-out and chopped guitar peals, erratic, bubbling synth arpeggios, crunked-out, sparkling 808 hats and bursts of meticulously processed digital noise abound: all these boisterous bits held in place by the steady pulse of grooves that would, …

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First Round of SXSW Acts Announced

November 2, 2010 drainu182 1

The first round of SXSW artists have been announced. Check out the list below. We already recommend The Young and Famous and Rosie and Me.

A Place To Bury Strangers
Alcoholic Faith Mission
Apex Manor
The Appleseed Cast
Art vs Science
Asobi Seksu
Babe Rainbow
The Bees (UK)
Black Math Horseman
Black Spiders
Bombay Bicycle Club
Brandt Brauer Frick
The Cabriolets
Calder Quartet
Candy Claws
Chapel Club
Chico Trujillo
Chikita Violenta
Clock Opera…

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Second Wave of CMJ 2010 Artists Announced

September 22, 2010 drainu182 0

The next round of CMJ artists have been announced. Interesting to see that Phoenix’s show at Madison Square Garden on October 20th is part of CMJ. Check out the lineup below:

1995 • +/- • 2 Cow Garage • A Classic Education • A Life Once Lost • A Million Years • Acid Washed • Acid Westerns • Adam Haworth Stephens • Adult Themes • Afternoon • Agent Ribbons • AIDS Wolf • The Aikiu • Air Waves • Alcoholic …

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September 9, 2010 drainu182 0

Celebrated Canadian rock band The Dears are gearing up to debut their still-to-be-titled new album in full at their upcoming multi-city residency run. As these highly anticipated shows draw closer, the band has announced several up-and-coming acts as support. See below.

To get fans ready for these shows, The Dears have released a live version of “Omega Dog,” the first track off of their forthcoming new album. The live recording and footage of this explosive new song comes from the …